El Salvador’s Abortion Ban Constitutes ‘Violation Of Human Rights,’ Blog Post Says

Council on Hemispheric Affairs: El Salvador’s Ban on Abortion: A Growing Human Rights Crisis
Haley Wiebel, extramural contributor at the Council on Hemispheric Affairs, discusses El Salvador’s law prohibiting abortion and its impact on women’s health and rights, writing, “International institutions and governing bodies have condemned El Salvador’s antiabortion law as an egregious violation of human rights. … A change in the current legislation is the only answer for Salvadoran women oppressed by the absolute ban on abortion” (9/21).

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